Posts Tagged ‘Artistic Future’

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Crikey “University of Melbourne spinning themselves a lie on VCA”\

ShareSave VCA campaigner and VCA Music Theatre Alumni Scott Dawkins corrects the UoM “correction” See the article in full here 09-09-11 Crikey.pdf Hear the 06/11/09 Glyn Davis / Jon Faine (mentioned in the Crikey article) here Share

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84% of VCA Staff Vote No Confidence In Dean Sharman Pretty

ShareCrikey.com reveal Elizabeth Baré, the head of university services, will call time on her 20-year career at the institution, as controversy rages over her implementation of “responsible division management”. Crikey also reveal VCA staff survey showed 40% of VCA staff would quit their positions rather than deal with further rationalisation directives from new dean Sharman [...]

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Save VCA Release Industry Document – Get The Whole Story

ShareIn a response to frequent requests for detailed information about the status of VCA particularly from Arts Businesses, SAVE VCA have produced a document which gives readers “the full story” all in one place. Indeed many VCA staff and students will find some of the information new, such is the difficulty in getting detailed information [...]

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UoM Law Dean Quits Over Melbourne Model and “Responsible Division Management” Staff Restructure

ShareFrom http://www.crikey.com.au/2009/11/02/was-melbourne-model-stoush-behind-the-law-deans-departure/ The departing dean of the University of Melbourne’s Law School, Professor James Hathaway, was at the centre of an ugly stoush over the implementation of the university’s controversial Melbourne Model just weeks before his resignation last Wednesday. A damning series of internal documents, obtained by Crikey, reveals widespread anger from within the elite faculty over changes [...]

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Garrett Media Release Jul 2005

SharePeter Garrett in 2005 as Shadow Minister for the Arts… (from http://www.petergarrett.com.au/62.aspx) VCA is a world-class institution that has trained generations of Australian artists with a proud tradition of merit-based entry. The HECS hikes at VCA mean that many of Australia’s future artists may be put off studying their field. This is a terrible blow [...]

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VOTE FOR VCA on PREMIER BRUMBY’S YOUTUBE CHANNEL

ShareBrumby has pledged to answer the question which gets the most votes. Visit the YouTube channel, click on “Vote”, click on the “The VCA” video and give it a Green “Thumbs Up” http://www.youtube.com/user/premierofvictoria Thanks for your help! Share

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Save VCA presents the VCA ‘all schools’ FAIL Ball!

ShareSave VCA presents the VCA ‘all schools’ FAIL Ball! FAIL Ball promises not only to be a great party, but is presented in an effort to further raise awareness and rally support for the school. Celebrate the achievements of the school while you still can and to make a difference where you’re still able! The [...]

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Kosky Calls on Feds To Fund VCA Like NIDA

ShareFrom Herald Sun Article (11/10/2009)… THE Victorian College of the Arts should become a federally-funded institution to rival NIDA, according to Victorian Arts Minister Lynne Kosky. On a collision course with her federal Labor colleagues, Ms Kosky said she wanted the college to receive the same funding as Sydney’s National Institute of Dramatic Arts, whose [...]

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The VCA is in Danger

Share THE FORMER DEAN: “The configuration of the VCA is a source of envy among international art schools. Nowhere else in the world are the six creative art forms taught together on the one campus, in the heart of the arts precinct of an appreciative and sophisticated city. The two models that informed the founding [...]

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Victorian Upper House Votes To Protect VCA

ShareThe transcript of yesterday’s marathon VCA debate that resulted in all Members unanimously passing the motion which ‘expresses its concern that the actions of the University of Melbourne, with limited consultation, have not been consistent with the assurance of the State Minister for Finance in the second reading debate of the Melbourne University (Victorian College [...]

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